just as there is a flood of self published books, there is now a flood of newspaper and magazine articles about them. it reminds me of my youth and the outcry about rock and roll. it’s all just a bunch of noise, the old people said. the quality of music is declining! but the times are always a’changing, and where there is money to be made, people will make it. and whatsoever makes money becomes the definition of what is good and proper.